$23.0 million in Minimum Gross Revenues
TEN’s Aframax Tanker in Cooperation with US coast Guard Rescues Distressed Skipper in the North Atlantic
Athens, Greece – July 10, 2019
TEN, Ltd (“TEN”or the “Company”) (NYSE:TNP) today announced an up to 36-month charter to a major European oil concern, for a suezmax tanker currently operating in the spot market ona minimum rate with profit sharing provisions to capture any freight upticks during the life of the contract.
The gross revenues expected over the maximum period of this employmentare estimatedto be in the region of $23.0 million.
“Whilst strategically positioning the fleet for profitable operations, safety at sea remains TEN’s top priority. We would like to congratulate the Captain and crew of our good vessel Stavanger TS for their actions to rescue a Canadian skipper in the North Atlantic in full cooperation with the US Coast guard,” Mr. George Saroglou, COO of TEN commented.
“Such rescue missions, through our voluntary involvement in the US Coast Guard sponsored Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System (AMVER) underlines TEN’s commitment to human safety at sea,” Mr. Saroglou concluded.
About Tsakos Energy Navigation
TEN, founded in 1993 and celebrating this year 26 years as a public company, is one of the first and most established public shipping companies in the world.
TEN’s diversified energy fleet currently consists of 68 double-hull vessels, including two aframax and two suezmax tankers under construction, constituting a mix of crude tankers, product tankers and LNG carriers, totaling 7.5 million dwt.
Of the proforma fleet today, 48 vessels trade in crude, 15 in products, three are shuttle tankers and two are LNG carriers.
Tsakos Energy Navigation press release